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This is the first book in the Lewis Trilogy. Detective Inspector Fin Macleod is sent from Edinburgh to investigate. For Lewis-born Macleod, the case represents both a journey home and into his past.
In September, Atwood will be publishing her long awaited sequel to The Handmaids Tail. To mark this momentous event, she is being interviewed about her life and work. This event is being live streamed from London. Please click on the link (or copy and paste) and buy your tickets direct from the organisers but please also indicate here that you are going. https://www.liveborders.org.uk/book/whats-on/margaret-atwood-live-in-cinemas/ The cost is £16 or £14 for students/over 65s
George & Abottsford Hotel
British Fantasy Award Winner 2018. I've finished this and am currently reading book 2 and have bought book 3. The great city of Ebora once glittered with gold. Now its streets are stalked by wolves. Tormalin the Oathless has no taste for sitting around waiting to die while the realm of his storied ancestors falls to pieces - talk about a guilt trip. Better to be amongst the living, where there are taverns full of women and wine. When eccentric explorer, Lady Vincenza 'Vintage' de Grazon, offers him employment, he sees an easy way out
THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 264 wood and ivory carvings, none of them bigger than a matchbox: Edmund de Waal was entranced when he first encountered the collection in his great uncle Iggie's Tokyo apartment. When he later inherited the 'netsuke', they unlocked a story far larger and more dramatic than he could ever have imagined. From a burgeoning empire in Odessa to fin de siecle Paris, from occupied Vienna to Tokyo, Edmund de Waal traces the netsuke's journey through generations of his remarkable family against the backdrop of a tumultuous century.